17 days ago | Blues
While it's interesting to ponder for its narrative possibility, the idea that an artist could ever emerge fully formed is curious — especially at the moment of their breakthrough. When Valerie June's official-label debut, Pushin' Against a Stone (...
3 months ago | Brooklyn
With two EPs, a mixtape, and endless touring under his belt, Dan Vidmar is well past the introduction stage. Still, the multi-instrumental textures heard across his catalog and the plurality of his stage name, Shy Girls, add confusion to the narra...
5 months ago | Music Reviews
Donald Glover is having a very good year. Still basking in the afterglow from Atlanta — the sitcom-like meditation on money, respect, hip-hop, and family that he stars in, writes, and executive-produces — last Thursday he released his third full-f...